Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

Welcome to the website of the Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games (CAR-PGa), an international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games (RPGs). This site contains several categories of information, all of which are accessible from the menu above: Answers to questions about role-playing games Answers to other frequently asked questions An… Continue reading Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 8, August 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Our guest this month for our virtual panels was Mark Diaz-Truman, the co-founder of Magpie Games, which produces amazing role-playing games like the… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 8, August 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 7, July 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, We had another great virtual session this month with Rick Meints, President of Chaosium. Rick’s career in the gaming industry started in the… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 7, July 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 6, June 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, We recently had a great conversation with Savage Hess and Wulf James-Roby of the Coyote & Crow role-playing game. Coyote & Crow is… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 6, June 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 5, May 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, We recently had a great conversation with Ben Riggs, author of Slaying the Dragon. Unearthed from Ben Riggs’ own adventurous campaign of in-depth… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 5, May 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org A LETTER FROM THE CHAIR ELECTIONS & SPEAKERS For those of you who voted for our board membership, thank you for participating! In addition to voting Ted Skirvin, David… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 3, March 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, As promised, we’re finally have an online election of our board members, as we’re obligated to do each year. The director is then… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 3, March 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 2, February 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, As promised, attached is our annual report. It covers our performance against our goals for 2021, our plans for 2022, and great feedback… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 2, February 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2022

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR When the Board was discussing future guests for our virtual panels, we brainstormed who would be our dream interview. Steve Jackson was at the top… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2022

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 30, No. 12, December 2021

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Many years ago, I met Jon Peterson at a fateful Gen Con event: a documentary about the origins of Dungeons & Dragons. I… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 30, No. 12, December 2021

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 30, No. 11, November 2021

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Our planned virtual panel this week was with Steve Jackson of Steve Jackson Games, but due to a miscommunication we missed him. Never… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 30, No. 11, November 2021